Lisa Hiser Harrington, CPCU, CAE, CRIS, CAM, AAI, AAM, AIAM, AIP is the CEO of Sapphire Enterprises d/b/a, Lisa H. Harrington LLC. She's a Strategist specializing in brand management, strategic planning, and executive coaching. She is the DFW area Practice Leader for Chromium, and an authorized E&O Auditor for SwissRE, in collaboration with the Moberg Group. As the Vistage Chair facilitating for the DFW mid-cities CEO peer group, she advises executives from start ups to a $500 million bank President.
She is a regular contributor to Rough Notes magazine, and her book "Taking in Strays: Leadership Lessons from Unexpected Places," is available at Amazon.com.
Formerly Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President at IRMI (International Risk Management Institute), Ms. Harrington served as a member of the executive team responsible for all aspects of marketing, sales, conference management, and client services for the IRMI product line.
She spent four years with the Network of Vertafore Users as Chief Operating Officer and acting Chief Executive Officer, and she served as Vice President of Education for the Florida Association of Insurance Agents for 11 years.
As an insurance professional, she's spent time in a variety of roles, including educator, writer/editor, underwriter, sales agent, field rep, and agency operations manager. She holds a B.A. degree in management and Spanish from Ball State University. She held the Certified Association Executive certification for over a decade .
Ask Lisa if you have questions about how to handle brand strategy, vision mapping, operations, people, strategic planning, sales, E & O prevention & management, or just plain how to" when it comes to agency ownership and leadership. She can be contacted at: